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A discharge or freedom from amercements where one, having been anoutlawed fugitive, cometh to the place of our lord of his own accord. Termes de la Ley.The liberty to hold court and take up the amercements for beating and striking. Cowell.The fine set on a fugitive as the price of obtaining the king’s freedom. Spelman.


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